Candidates must be:
- Candidates for election as Honest Lad and Honest Lass must have reached the age of 19 by the date of the election.
NOTE: There is no upper age limit. Candidates can also be married/Living with partner
- Candidates must certify that they have lived within Musselburgh Council Wards, Whitecraig and Wallyford for a total of eight years.
- Application must include a personal statement from the candidate, endorsed by their Proposer and Seconder.
- They will acquaint themselves, and agree to comply, with the current Rules and Guide to Procedure.
- Nomination of candidates will be agreed by the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees.
- A maximum of three candidates will be accepted for the position of Honest Lad and three candidates for the position of Honest Lass.
- There is an expectation that you will participate in several of the Border Ride Outs together with the 2 Musselburgh Ride Outs.
- The Association suggests that you take a few lessons prior to submitting your online application to ensure that it is something you will be able to enjoy.
- Stables have advised that weight restrictions for riders are being introduced in 2014
(max 16 stone) for welfare reasons.
- Please be aware that there are rules that MUST be adhered to during the election of the Honest Lad & Honest Lass. These are to ensure fairness to all candidates.
- An Election Rules Guidelines Booklet will be provided once you have indicated your interest.